Archive - 2013
Thursday, Sept. 26
Elida at Kalida
O-G at Bluffton
Sidney at Wapakoneta
Sidney Lehman Catholic at New Knoxville
Wapakoneta at St. Marys
Kenton at Bath
Defiance at Van Wert
Elida at O-G
Ottoville at Coldwater
25 Years Ago This Week – 1988
This week in 1988, the Minster Wildcats improved to 4-0 overall and picked up their first Midwest Athletic Conference victory of the season when they dropped the Parkway Panthers by a final of 42-6.
The Wildcats scored twice in the first period and twice more before halftime as they took a 30-0 lead at the break. They continued to roll in the third quarter with two more scores and led 42-0 heading into the fourth.
ST. MARYS — A new procedure offered by Joint Township District Memorial Hospital may prevent esophageal cancer — the current treatment of which is both devastating and disfiguring, besides having low survival rates.
HALO, the name of the procedure, treats a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, in which the tissue becomes altered and precancerous, said Operating Room Manager and Coordinator of Surgery Services Lisa Mosier. People with Barrett’s have a much higher chance of esophageal cancer.
Laurie R. Shaner, 86, of Celina, died on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at the Gardens of Celina, of natural causes.
She was born on May 14, 1927, in New Bremen, to parents Alvin and Laura (Bertke) Dicke.
On Feb. 16, 1952, she married Vilas Leon Shaner, who survives.
Kenneth J. Wenning, 71, of McCartyville, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster.
He was born on Aug. 21, 1942, in Chickasaw, to the late Joseph and the late Josephine (Depweg Moeller) Wenning.
He married Marciel L. "Marcy" Schmackers on Sept. 14, 1963, in St. Henry. She preceded him in death on Oct. 14, 2002.
He then married Barbara Feltz Boeckman on Aug. 8, 2006. She survives in McCartyville.
Dorothy S. Dammeyer, 94, of New Bremen, died at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys. She was born on March 24, 1919, in New Bremen. She was the daughter of Henry and Edna (Greiwe) Block.
On Jan. 26, 1946, she married Richard Dammeyer who died on March 14, 2003. Survivors include her children, Duane (Marty) Dammeyer of Ojai, Calif.; Daryl (Wanda) Dammeyer of New Bremen; Daran (Jennifer) Dammeyer of Palm Desert, Calif.; grandsons Dustin and Derek Dammeyer; and great-grandson Dakota Dammeyer.
Division III, Region 10
If the season ended today, Celina and Wapakoneta would both be in the playoffs in Division III's Region 10. Celina is in fourth place in the region with a 4-0 record and 7.7 point average. Wapakoneta is in the sixth position with its 3-1 record and a 6.0 point average. The top eight teams make the playoffs.
ST. MARYS — Matt Dine made sure St. Marys wouldn’t be scoreless this time out. He kept adding on until it was almost a record-setting night.
Dine scored St. Marys’ first four goals in the Roughriders 7-0 win over Defiance on Tuesday.
Dine’s four goals were one shy of the school record set by Tyler Hirschfeld, who had five goals in a 2000 game. Those goals were Hirschfeld’s only five goals of his varsity career.
NEW BREMEN 3, SHAWNEE 0
With aggressive and hard play the New Bremen Cardinals bounced back against New Knoxville to defeat the Shawnee Indians 25-17, 26-14 and 25-12 on Tuesday.
“We emphasized in practice yesterday that we have to stay aggressive and stay after the ball no matter who we play,” Cardinals head coach Theresa Jenkins said. “After Thursday’s game against New Knoxville we decided that we needed to refocus and we started to get back after the ball.”
MINSTER — The consequences of negative behaviors is darkness, a motivational speaker told a group of Minster students on Tuesday.
Eric Lorenz, from Three Screens USA out of Chicago, gave a talk to high school students and encouraged them to promote a positive school culture. After repeated negative choices, “life starts to get dark, starts to move into darkness,” he said.